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CoreLogic: Real estate prices continue to rise

2. October 2012

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Home prices in Colorado Springs continue to rise, according  to a national report. CoreLogic, a real estate analytics firm that tracks real estate prices monthly, reported that average Colorado Springs home sales prices increased 3.3 percent from August 2011 to August 2012. That’s following a 3.7 increase from July 2011 to July 2012. Home sales […]

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Report: Fewer homeowners have negative equity

12. September 2012

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While the number and percentage of homeowners who owe more than their home is worth is dropping, it remains high, according to a report from CoreLogic, a national real estate analytics firm. Nationally, 10.8 million, or 22.3 percent, of all residential properties with a mortgage had negative equity at the end of the second quarter […]

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Report: Colorado is second-riskiest state for wildfire damage

10. September 2012

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Colorado, California and Texas have the highest number of homes at high risk of property damage from wildfires, according to CoreLogic, a real estate analytics firm. The wildfire hazard risk report identifies 740,000 residences in 13 states in the Western half of the country that are rated as high or very high risk for wildfire […]

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Investors buy 5 properties

6. September 2012

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Investors bought five of the 28 properties that sold in the El Paso County Public Trustee foreclosure sale Wednesday, Sept. 5. The others were sold to the original lenders. Alan McMullen paid $214,600 for a 2,073-square-foot two-story home built in 1996 at 1416 Heidi Ln. (80907). That was more than lender The Bank of New […]

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CoreLogic: Home prices in Colorado Springs rise

4. September 2012

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Home prices in Colorado Springs, including distressed properties, increased 3.9 percent in July 2012 compared to July 2011, according to national analytics firm CoreLogic. That is right in line with the national trend, where home prices, including distressed properties, increased 3.8 percent. On a month-over-month basis, home prices, including distressed sales, increased by 0.9 percent […]

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Investors buy 6 properties at foreclosure sale

30. August 2012

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Investors bought six of the 50 properties that sold at the El Paso County Public Trustee’s foreclosure auction on Wednesday, Aug. 29. The rest were sold back to the lenders. Encore Real Estate paid $321,000 for a 2,679-square-foot ranch home built in 1980 at 3315 Clubview Terrace (80907). That was more than lender Wells Fargo’s […]

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Foreclosure sales fall, prices rise

30. August 2012

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The number of foreclosure-related sales in Colorado Springs during the second quarter of this year dropped 16.58 percent from last year. Nationally, the number fell 22 percent year-over-year, according to RealtyTrac, an online marketplace for foreclosed properties. It was the first annual decrease in foreclosure-related sales after five quarters of increases, according to a release […]

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Investors buy 8 properties at foreclosure

21. August 2012

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Investors bought eight of the 37 properties that sold in the EL Paso County Public Trustee’s foreclosure auction on Wednesday, Aug. 15. The rest were sold back to the lenders. IDP Capital paid $66,500 for a 1,040-square-foot ranch home built in 1955 at 2810 Wood Ave. (80907). That was more than lender HSBC Bank’s initial […]

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Springs is 60th most searched real estate market

16. August 2012

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Colorado Springs was the 60th most searched market on Realtor.com in July. It was the second most searched metro area in Colorado, behind Denver, which ranked 27th, according to a release from Relator.com. Boulder and Longmont ranked 116th. Fort Collins and Loveland were 124th and Pueblo was 145th nationally. The residential real estate website also […]

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Investors buy two properties at auction

8. August 2012

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Investors bought two of the 37 properties that sold in the El Paso County Public Trustee’s foreclosure sale Aug. 8. All of the others sold back to the lenders. T.P.I. paid $75,100 for a 858-square-foot ranch home built in 1965 at 1403 Maxwell St. (80906). That was more than lender Bank of America’s initial bid […]

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